The police investigating the case of Mr. Hong, the so-called ‘Lamborghini’ driver, are also investigating Mr. Hong’s ‘source of funds’. In particular, it was confirmed that Mr. Hong’s monthly rent at his residence was approximately 2 million won.
During the police investigation, Mr. Hong stated, “I paid the monthly rent with the support of his family,” but the police are said to be looking into the source and origin of his funds.
According to the Gangnam Police Station in Seoul on the 13th, Mr. Hong is suspected of threatening with a weapon and running away when he got into an argument with Mr. A, an employee of a nearby store, while parking his Lamborghini car on the road in Nonhyeon-dong, Gangnam-gu around 4:40 pm on the 11th.
It was discovered that Mr. Hong rented (leased) the Lamborghini that caused the accident and drove it, paying about 2 million won in monthly rent and staying at his residence in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul메이저놀이터. He reportedly worked as a used car dealer.
During the police investigation, Mr. Hong stated that “his family supported the monthly rent,” but the police are looking into the source and origin of the funds. He is expected to check his account transaction details, etc.
The police are looking into the various suspicions surrounding Mr. Hong.
It was discovered that Mr. Hong visited a dermatology clinic in Nonhyeon-dong just before the weapon threat incident, and visited a hospital in Sinsa-dong after running away from the parking lot. It was reported that he underwent anesthesia to sleep at the hospital.
The police analyzed closed-circuit ( CC ) TV footage and arrested Mr. Hong on charges of special threats at a restaurant in Sinsa-dong around 7:40 p.m. on the 11th, the day of the incident.
He tested positive for methamphetamine, ecstasy, and ketamine in a simple drug reagent test. Accordingly, the police decided to add charges once the results of a detailed examination by the National Institute of Forensic Science are released.
The police applied for an arrest warrant for Mr. Hong the day before (the 12th), and the court conducted a pre-arrest interrogation (substantial examination of the warrant) for Mr. Hong on the afternoon of the 13th.
Mr. Hong, who is accused of making special threats and driving without a license under the Road Traffic Act, entered the courthouse without answering reporters’ questions such as “What is your relationship with the man in the Rolls-Royce?” and “What is the reason for visiting the dermatologist?” before the warrant review.